Waitangi Holiday Park

Waitangi Holiday Park



67 Rankers Reviews

15 Face-to-Face

61 Camping Grounds

68 Dump Station

19 Paihia



Evening dining overlooking Waitangi River
Waterview tent sites at high tide
Shared amenities
Park tent sites
Waitangi Holiday Park Grounds
Cabins with shared facilities
Waitangi Holiday Park
Comfortable Cabin
Waitangi Holiday Park Aerial Shot


Centrally located water-side camp offering 56 powered sites, 60 tent sites, 4 x 1 bedroom cabins situated in park-like grounds. Choice of waterview and park sties with plenty of space. The only holiday park within walking distance of Paihia.

Facilities are basic but very clean, offering kitchen, laundry, free barbecue, wireless internet, TV lounge with freeview, tour booking office. Ample room for the kids to play games. Conveniently located to all tourist attractions, within 500m from a sandy swimming beach, within walking distance to Waitangi Treaty Grounds, boat ramp, the bowling club, fishing spots, yacht club, adventure world, petrol station, supermarket and the famous Waitangi Golf Course.

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Feature Value Info


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  • Dump Station
  • Camping Grounds

Operating Season And Hours

Open 7 Days
Nov - Apr 8am to 8pm
May - Oct 8am to 4pm
Afterhours arrival instructions available and Pay in the morning





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    Tent Sites

    Our sites are perfect for tents. We have 60 unpowered sites available for tent or self catered vehicle.

    Adult $18/day
    Child $9/day
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    Waterview Tent Sites

    These tent sites are right on the water's edge with unobstructed views of the beautiful Waitangi River. Our sites are perfect for tents.

    Adult $22/day
    Child $11/day
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    Waterview Powered Sites

    These powered sites are right on the water's edge with unobstructed views! Our sites are perfect for motor homes, campervans, caravans.

    Adult $30/day
    Child $15/day
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    Powered Sites

    Our sites are perfect for motor homes, campervans, caravans. We have 56 power sites available.

    Adult $26/day
    Child $13/day
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    Our cabins offer excellent value for money for travellers on a budget or for a family holiday.

    Base Rate (2 persons) $80/day
    Extra Adult $20/day
    Extra Child $10/day

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eskimo's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

A wonderful, peaceful place for the night. But this it's winter time and in low season. Facilities were clean and satisfactory. Hot showers at no extra cost. 20 minute walk along the beach into Paihia for good food.

Reviewed 2 months ago

Maëlys's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Amazing place!!! Noting to add :)

Reviewed 6 months ago

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Kaarina's avatar


Ranking: 2/10

Loud party in the night, which managers (who even weren't present) didn't consider disturbing and at first refused to believe there even was noise. So I don't recommend if you are looking for a calm place. Otherwise facilities are OK but a bit old but still working. Not many sites in shade!

Reviewed 9 months ago

Lena's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

It is very nice here! Right next to the water! Clean bathroom and toilets! Kitchen has everything you need! Would definetly stay there again! And I can recommend a day trip with the sailingboat „she‘s a lady“ to the islands. We had a great time!

Reviewed 9 months ago

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Rosamund Gilligan


Ranking: 8/10

Clean, peaceful pleasant grounds and facilities in a very good location overlooking the estuary of the river. It is close enough to Paihia to walk but distant enough to feel away from the busyness of the tourism. Pricey for a riverfront spot ($60ppn for a powered site-good job we had a Rankers Deal discounting price to $50)

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Edward Lowe

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

We liked this holiday park. Motorhome / campervan pitches are in groups of 4, but still a reasonable amount of room. 2 laundry rooms, but each only has 2 washing machines and 1 dryer. Lovely views of the Waitangi river. We didn't use the kitchens. A bit chilly in the bathroom for showers, but the showers were free when we visited in mid-October, and the water pressure and temperature was ok.
There are footpaths all the way from the holiday park to the main beach if you want to walk back to Paihia. There is a little grass ramp into the river, but for most of the day the river is very far out from the ramp with only un-walkable mud before the river water.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Nielsa's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Lots of friendly ducks in the surrounding area. Great spot at the outskirts of town Paihia. A Countdown supermarket about 3 minutes walk.

When taking a boat tour the next day the owner let you park your campervan at the lawn. About 20 minutes walk to the ward.

- Showers are 2 dollars.
- 6 bbq which can by used freely
- we paid 44 dollars for 2 persons at a powered site.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Nigel Jarvis


Ranking: 10/10

Great location on the bay, and walking distance to the treaty ground. View from our motor home was fantastic, amenities close and very clean.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Shaun's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Nice place and clean. A few more showers would be good for when it gets busy. Nice views

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Stefano Clerici


Ranking: 9/10

The camp was almost empty, we got a waterfront powered camp site where we enjoyed the sunset over the water. Free barbecue and a clean kitchen even if a bit small compared to the camp size. A few kilometers away in Pahia you can take a small boat to Russell, just in front of i-Site. Much more better and interesting then Pahia itself. Then in Waitangi we visited the Treaty Grounds and we learned a bit of NZ history.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Helene's avatar


Ranking: 6/10

Great and convenient location to visit the Waitingi treaty ground and museum. The view on the bay of Islands is simply stunning and worth the stay.
However, we stayed 2nights over Easter and the facilities got quite busy and noisy as one could expect. The bathroom/toilets were at full capacity. There were only 4 showers (2 in 2different buildings) total for women and 4 for men. The wait was long as campers were not mindful of the time spent in the shower.
Also, they got very dirty as there were more people using them. I communicated and shared to the management rules we saw in other campgrounds that seemed to work well: they could anticipate and clean during the evening during peak days and they could put a sign regarding the use of shower.
Last but not least, contrary to most campgrounds we visited the kitchen were not well-equiped (no cutlery, no pot, no pan).

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Andrew Rex

Ranking: 9/10

Visited 23/02/18 for one night. Nice campsite within 10 min walk of beach. Facilities clean. Only two showers for men and two for women so expect a queue at peak times. $36 for unpowered pitch. Would definitely stay again

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Eline Stoutjesdijk

Ranking: 7/10

Clean, basic campsite, but lacks in charm. Nice places with view of the water.

Reviewed about 2 years ago